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My real name is Erin Blake, and I'm Curator of Art & Special Collections at the Folger, which means I'm responsible for the care and development of non-book and non-manuscript collections. This includes things like prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculpture, ephemera (e.g., playbills, programs, theater tickets), and collectibles (from 18th-century porcelain figurines of actors and actresses to 21st-century plastic action figures and Lego mini-figs of Shakespeare). I hold a Ph.D. in Art History from Stanford University, and have been at the Folger since 2000. I'm also currently the Interim Head of Collection Information Services and Cataloging, but that's even harder to explain.
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My real name is Erin Blake, and I'm a Senior Cataloger at the Folger, generally responsible for art and manuscripts.
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From 2000 to 2014, I was Curator of Art & Special Collections at the Folger, which means I was responsible for the care and development of non-book and non-manuscript collections. This included things like prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculpture, ephemera (e.g., playbills, programs, theater tickets), and collectibles (from 18th-century porcelain figurines of actors and actresses to 21st-century plastic action figures and Lego mini-figs of Shakespeare). I hold a Ph.D. in Art History from Stanford University, so that position made sense with my educational credentials, but what I really love is cataloging. In 2014, I became Head of Collection Information Services at the Folger, responsible for the online catalog (among other things). In September 2018, I happily returned to working hands-on with the collection, as a senior cataloger in the newly-created Collection Description and Imaging group.

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My real name is Erin Blake, and I'm a Senior Cataloger at the Folger, generally responsible for art and manuscripts.

From 2000 to 2014, I was Curator of Art & Special Collections at the Folger, which means I was responsible for the care and development of non-book and non-manuscript collections. This included things like prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, sculpture, ephemera (e.g., playbills, programs, theater tickets), and collectibles (from 18th-century porcelain figurines of actors and actresses to 21st-century plastic action figures and Lego mini-figs of Shakespeare). I hold a Ph.D. in Art History from Stanford University, so that position made sense with my educational credentials, but what I really love is cataloging. In 2014, I became Head of Collection Information Services at the Folger, responsible for the online catalog (among other things). In September 2018, I happily returned to working hands-on with the collection, as a senior cataloger in the newly-created Collection Description and Imaging group.